Supporting The Arts in Maryland

Thank you for making our first Virtual Maryland Arts Day a success!

As we continue to advocate for increased emergency support and sustained annual funding for the creative sector across Maryland, please explore the materials below referencing our legislative concerns, the economic impact of the arts and cultural sector in Maryland and a community spotlight of our Montgomery County Arts and Humanities Community.

Legislative Requests Supporting the Arts in Maryland:

  • Please support full funding of the Maryland State Arts Council at the legislatively mandated level of $27.3 million
  • Please reject Governor Hogan’s proposed Maryland State Arts Council cut of $2.9 million
  • Please reject Governor Hogan’s proposed funding formula change for Maryland State Arts Council in the 2021 BRFA
  • Please support SB323/HB310, The Arts Capital Grant Program
  • Please support SB256, Updating Artistic Definitions for Arts and Entertainment Districts


Maryland State Arts Impact Materials
Montgomery County Arts Impact Materials
Community Spotlight of the Arts in Montgomery County